That the generation to come might know . . . (Psalm 78:6).
God’s Word tells us of the importance of children in the eyes of God. In Russia and her neighboring countries, generations are growing up with little or no knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ, and reaching them with the Gospel is critical.
Russian children and their families face monumental challenges. Economic conditions have been unstable since the Soviet collapse, and even two decades after the end of atheistic communism, millions are left with an enormous spiritual vacuum. Parents want better lives for their children, and they are deeply grateful when caring local church workers show genuine love to their little ones. Because of this, evangelical churches have tremendous opportunities for evangelistic outreach and discipleship ministries dedicated to children. Best of all, as the children are shown Christ’s love through the local church and believe the Gospel, the children often become the evangelists to reach their whole families.
Children are the church of tomorrow, and whether it’s through SGA-sponsored summer camps, orphan ministry or Sunday schools, the God-given opportunities to reach them are truly vast.
September 30th, 2014SGA-sponsored Orphans Reborn ministry is reaching more than 100 orphanages and children’s homes across Russia and her neighboring countries.
September 30th, 2014Pavel is a faithful SGA-sponsored missionary pastor in Belarus, who is also engaged in significant ministry to orphan children. The labor is sometimes difficult, and the risen Lord’s outreach to the men on the road to Emmaus comes to mind. As Pavel relates, the opportunities are many.
September 30th, 2014For some time, SGA-Sponsored Orphans Reborn Coordinator Irina Orlova has been visiting orphans in all sorts of housing situations. She recently wrote to us about some of these visits, recounting several of God's blessings along the way.
September 15th, 2014Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied (Matthew 5:6). Summer camp season has concluded across Russia and her neighboring countries, yet we continue to receive tremendous reports. In Ukraine, Pavel Kulakovsky—an SGA-sponsored missionary pastor—said there was significant outreach to children from dysfunctional families. These kids were starved both […]